Posts with a information theme
We’re off to the International Information Industry Awards tomorrow night, where the Knowledge Community we developed for our clients, the National Institute for Mental Health in England, is up for an award in the Innovation in Knowledge Management category.
Dave Snowden talks about how we make sense through pattern matching rather than linear analysis. Social software can support this process by improving our peripheral vision and helping us organise our own eco-system of links, cues and sources to improve our sense making and decision making ability. My own presentation, linked from the piece, describes how we can go about achieving this.
Understanding, and in some cases influencing organisational culture is an imporant requisite for effective knowledge sharing – it is also not something that conventional enterprise software does very well
How to apply for Information Architecture jobs, with useful hints for any job seekers in this industry
IA Summit wrap-up
Louis Rosenfeld thinking about EIA as corporate IP – bring on the lawyers!
guide to using personas to provide a clear target for UX design, especially for information-rich sites
Mitch Ratcliffe talks about the impact of lack of communiaction in organisational failure
Good piece about getting the right balance of elements in good Web design, and the impact of not enough/too much complexity.
Organisations are finally beginning to recognise that information literacy is a key skill for their staff. Vivienne Winterman, Val Skelton and Angela Abell have been looking at current developments.